School Based Mental Health Therapists
Karen Stull, LMHC
School-Based Mental Health Supervisor of South CountyKaren Stull, LMHCKaren earned her Master of Arts Degree in mental health counseling from Florida Gulf Coast University. She became a licensed mental health counselor in 2011 and a qualified supervisor in 2015. Karen worked at The Florida Center from 2009 through 2014 moving up the ranks from intern, to mental health therapist, school-based therapist and finally supervisor. She left the organization for a five-year period taking a counselor position at Toledo Blade Elementary School, where she worked with students, families, teachers and staff. In 2020, Karen returned to The Florida Center as supervisor for the school-based therapy program. Karen is an avid reader who enjoys bike riding and yoga as part of her self-care routine.
School-Based Mental Health Supervisor of South County
School-Based Mental Health Supervisor of North CountyAlba ColmenaresAlba earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the Central University of Venezuela in 1997. She obtained a Specialition in projects management from the Catholic University of Venezuela in 2002, and a Master of Science in counseling from Nova Southern University in 2019, graduating with high honors. Alba is a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. Alba has been working with children, adolescents, and adults for over 20 years in Venezuela and in the United States. She has also developed and conducted over 80 training programs and workshops in both English and Spanish. Alba is a devoted wife and mother, loves her career as a professional in the mental field, enjoys cooking and riding her bike. She has been fostering pets for over eight years, and is officially considered a "foster failure" because she adopted every pet she fostered; she now has four fur children.
School-Based Mental Health Supervisor of North County
Jennifer Gravesen, RMHCI
Mental Health Therapist/Glenallen Elementary SchoolJennifer Gravesen, RMHCIJennifer earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2010. She completed her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY in 2014. Jennifer is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Jennifer has been working with children and their families for the past 10 years, with a focus on trauma and the child welfare system. She is passionate about trauma-work and has a background in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, incorporating mindfulness into sessions. Jennifer incorporates mindfulness into her daily routine with her family. She notes that being mindful of her own feelings has helped her be more present and engaged with her family and at work.
Mental Health Therapist/Glenallen Elementary School
Jennifer Hatcher, LCSW
Mental Health Therapist/Phillipi Shores Elementary SchoolJennifer Hatcher, LCSWJennifer earned her Bachelors of Social Work Degree from the University of South Florida in 1999. She went on to achieve her Masters of Social Work Degree from USF in 2001, with a post master specialization in both infant family mental health and maternal mental health. Jennifer has worked with children and families for more than 20 years in both public and nonprofit organizations. She also has more than 15 years experience working with U.S. Service members and their families. Jennifer is a proud mother of two teenagers and a military spouse. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and going to the beach.
Mental Health Therapist/Phillipi Shores Elementary School
Pam Sanders Wilsen, LCSW
Mental Health Therapist/Emma E. Booker Elementary SchoolPam Sanders Wilsen, LCSWPam earned her Bachelor's of Arts Degree in psychology from the University of South Florida in 2009. She went on to earn her master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Argosy University in 2013. Pam has worked in school based mental health services since completing her master's level internship in 2013.
Mental Health Therapist/Emma E. Booker Elementary School